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Pharmacy Data Scientist

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Pharmacy Data Scientist

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Remote

Our Client is looking to bring on an energetic and collaborative Pharmacy Data Scientist to work with a large Health Insurance company in Dayton, OH. Our client is leading Ohio in their Medicaid coverage and looking to expand their footprint across the country, growing from a Midwest provider to a national provider.

Responsibilities:

  • Creates complex data requests, reports, visualizations and predictive data models (where appropriate)
  • Prepares written reports and oral presentations for senior management that summarizes the data analyzed, interprets the findings, and provides conclusions and recommendations
  • Creates key performance indicators (KPIs) that allow us to monitor data trends to proactively identify issues and evaluate the performance of programs and solutions
  • Demonstrates proficiency using internal and business partner portals and reporting capabilities
  • Works cross-functionally with multiple departments on collaborative projects
  • Performs data analysis using statistical applications and techniques to publish research, potentially in academic journals
  • Develops supporting documentation for queries and reports
  • Assists with training lower level Data Analysts

Nature of Work:

  • Position needed to create some advanced analytics and reporting to help identify Medical Care Ratio (MCR) opportunities, drive better STARS metrics, produce Value-Based Reimbursement (VBR) analytics and help identify value through different pharmacy network arrangements or clinical solutions.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent years of relevant work experience required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, or Statistics preferred
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of data analysis background to include at least two (2) years each of pharmacy and medical data
  • Minimum of three (3) years of demonstrated, advanced proficiency in SQL and SAS required
  • Minimum of one (1) years of demonstrated, proficiency in Python/R
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience extracting data from a data warehouse
  • Minimum of one (1) year of advanced proficiency creating predictive models
  • Previous experience at a health plan or in managed care, including pharmacy
  • Experience analyzing performance or creating analyses on Medicare Stars or HEDIS quality metrics
  • Experience analyzing, aggregating & using lab or social determinants of health data in analyses preferred
  • Experience with Tableau Analytical Software, PowerBI, or other data visualization tools preferred
  • Previous publication of research in trade or academic journals preferred

Required Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail and thinking critically about requests/data
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of data from multiple sources
  • Proficiency in two or more of the following programming languages: R, Python, SAS, or SQL (SQL HIGHLY PREFERRED)
  • Ability to visually present and communicate data, analyses, and findings orally and in writing 
  • Time management skills – effectively, efficiently and accurately managing multiple tasks simultaneously under tight timelines in a self-directed manner within a fast-paced healthcare environment while communicating risks and issues to manager regularly
  • Ability to think creatively and systemically to solve problems and perform data analyses
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel – able to create presentation-ready charts, graphs, and pivot tables
  • High level of curiosity and/or desire to be innovative/creative
  • Proficient in statistical application and techniques

About Medasource:

Medasource is a leading Healthcare Technology solutions firm that enables clients to deliver on high-profile engagements by leveraging a proven network of expert consultants. We offer flexible human capital solutions and customized engagement models for projects of any shape and size. Our consultants support popular technologies for organizations including health systems, academic medical centers, and payers, as well as pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and device companies. Medasource offers more than 17 years of experience helping clients across the United States leverage new technology to improve care. We have over 175 clients in the healthcare industry, 5,000 consultants in the field, and delivery offices in 26 major US cities. We are a full service consulting firm that provides consultants with the following expertise: Cerner, Epic, MEDITECH, Allscripts, eClinicalWorks, Athena, PeopleSoft, Lawson, SAP, Workday, Kronos, Premier, Population Health Management/Analytics, Legacy Application Support, Project Management, Business Analysis, Application Integration Analyst, Clinical Education, Top Flight University Talent, Revenue Cycle, HIM, Pharma, Life Sciences, BioInformatics, Clinical Engineering.

Medasource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Medasource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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